Design

Retrofitting suburbia: Ellen Dunham-Jones on TED.com

Posted by: Matthew Trost

Ellen Dunham-Jones fires the starting shot for the next 50 years’ big sustainable design project: retrofitting suburbia. To come: Dying malls rehabilitated, dead “big box” stores re-inhabited, parking lots transformed into thriving wetlands. (Recorded at TEDxAtlanta, January 2010 in Atlanta, GA. Duration: 19:23)

Watch Ellen Dunham-Jones’ talk on TED.com, where you can download it, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 700+ TEDTalks.